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The Pit: A Story of Chicago by  Frank NORRIS - Hardcover - 1904 - from Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA (SKU: 6294)

The Pit: A Story of Chicago

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The Pit: A Story of Chicago

by NORRIS, Frank

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  • hardcover
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About This Item

New York: Doubleday, Page & Co, 1904. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Red cloth with gilt spine. 421pp. Very good. Spine slightly sunned; minor evidence of bookplate removal on front pastedown and front flyleaf. Early (not first) printing, tight and handsome.

Synopsis

This classic literary critique of turn-of-the-century capitalism in the United States reveals Norris's powerful story of an obsessed trader intent on cornering the wheat market and the consequences of his unchecked greed.

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Bookseller
Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
6294
Title
The Pit: A Story of Chicago
Author
NORRIS, Frank
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Doubleday, Page & Co
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1904
Bookseller catalogs
Books; American Literature;

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA

Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts accepts VISA, MasterCard, Discover and PayPal. Checks are welcome. Institutions will be accommodated as their procedures require. Illinois residents will be charged 8.25% sales tax. Every effort has been made to describe each book and any defects accurately. If an item proves unsatisfactory for any reason, it may be returned within seven days. We would appreciate a courtesy call if an item is being returned. Member ABAA, ILAB.

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About Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA

Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been serving book lovers, collectors and institutions since 1991. Our inventory of quality out-of-print books spans 40 subjects, while the extensive autograph holdings have a decidedly historical bent, reflecting personages from every field of human endeavor.

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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]

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